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Postcard published by Harvey Barton & Son
Postcard published by Harvey Barton & Son showing PZ 665 Daisy moored at the bottom of the Norrad Slip

The image is from a postcard published by Harvey Barton & Son showing PZ 665 Daisy moored at the bottom of the Norrad Slip. (Archive reference 1092). The houses and shops of Newlyn Town are visible on the Cliff. In the distance men lean over the cliff above Newlyn Slip which marked the beginning of the Narrows where the road was no wider than a carriage with houses on either side. In the Narrows was another slip leading down to the Old Quay. Beyond this and visible in the distance is Green slip which led down to the South Pier.

The general archive catalogue is based on a digital database that is divided into eight main subject categories: places, maritime, fish trade, war, school, family, sport and leisure. Each item in the catalogue is given a unique number. The items include bills of sale, biographies, books, cards, catalogues, census data, certificates, cuttings, deeds, descriptions, estimates, family trees, film clips, guidebooks, indentures, invoices, leaflets, leases, letters, lists, logs, magazines, manifests, memories, manuscripts, maps, newsletters, newspapers, notes, notices, offprints, permits, photos, plans, poems, posters, programmes, receipts, recordings, reports and theses. These items are held in the archive in digital form as documents, photos and PDF files; on cassettes, CDs, databases and DVDs; or in paper form in display books, files and portfolios. The general archive catalogue does not include newspaper cuttings which have a separate database and are filed by date.